NEWS: Starlin Castro Called Up By Chicago Cubs

Posted: 7th May 2010 by TAB BAMFORD in MLB
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The "stuff" has hit the fan for the Chicago Cubs. In breaking news late Friday morning, the Cubs have recalled their top prospect, 20-year-old Starlin Castro. Castro will reportedly bat eighth in the Cubs lineup and start at shortstop, moving Ryan Theriot to second base, as the Cubs face the Reds in Cincinnati at 7:10 pm EST. If you haven't heard of Starlin Castro, here's your introduction. Castro, who turned 20 on March 24, had a fantastic run in the Arizona Fall League that brought him national attention. Now his presence in Spring Training has some people in the Chicago media asking Ryan Theriot how soon he'll be playing second base. As the Tribune's Paul Sullivan wrote, "Over the last eight months, Castro has gone from unheralded to untouchable." Many prospect ...

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